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Charlotte Smith’s Ethelinde: A Missing Link to Romanticism and the Gothic

This blog might well be titled, “Charlotte Smith, where have you been all my life?” because Smith was a major influence on the development of the early novel, and yet I only just discovered Charlotte Turner Smith (1749-1806) about a year ago when my friend Ellen Moody began blogging about her. 2,123 more words

Classic Gothic Novels

Queen of the Castle

I love how the Italian flag is fluttering in the breeze at the top of the castle. Forza Italia!

Wearing: Zara coat, Rudsak scarf, Oliver People sunnies, Zara pants, Zara top, Forever 21 shoes, MAC lipstick, Swatch watch and Michael Kors purse… 143 more words


Expect the Unexpected

(that awk moment when all of your blogs have been posted to the wrong blog)

“A youthful mind is seldom totally free from ambition; to curb that, is the first step to contentment, since to diminish expectation, is to increase enjoyment” (p. 273 more words


Colorful Venetian Lagoon

The combination of pastel colored houses create a beautiful little Venetian island called Burano. Wearing: Michael Kors jumpsuit, Michael Kors purse, Aldo booties and white scarf from New York City street vendor. 327 more words


Romeo & Juliet's Love Story in Verona

The houses of Romeo & Juliet. I started off by finding Romeo’s palace and then headed towards Juliet’s house.

Wearing: Zara Top, Zara palazzo pants, Tods Shoes, Michael Kors purse. 195 more words


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The Venetian maze- walkway after walkway after walkway.. Oh wait, I’m lost!

Wearing: Michael Kors jumpsuit, Aldo booties, Zara jacket, Michael Kors purse.


So many narrow alleyways in Venice. 103 more words


Venice Elegance

Appreciating the magic of Venice as I hear the sound of the violins playing behind me in San Marco Square.

Wearing: Michael Kors jumpsuit, Michael Kors purse, Aldo booties, pink umbrella from vendor in Venice and white scarf from New York City street vendor. 187 more words